COVID19 Q and A

COVID19 Q and A

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COVID19 Q and A

FAQs about COVID-19

Before travelling to Lord Howe Island

Please consult with your chosen accommodation regarding testing negative to either test prior to arrival to ensure you’re aligned with its arrival policy. Evidence of a negative test result may be required by your lodge prior to check-in. Please also check on flexible booking conditions relating to Covid-19.

Lord Howe is a small community with its limited guest numbers at capacity over summer and into 2023. The Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital is a small facility without an Intensive Care Unit.

Returning a negative RAT test is a good indicator but is not foolproof; as a bottom line, if you feel unwell, please do not travel and instead postpone your holidays on Lord Howe for a future date.

For further information regarding self-isolation rules for Covid-19 please visit the NSW Health website here.

What should I do if I’m on Lord Howe Island and feeling unwell?

If you feel unwell with flu-like symptoms while on island, please contact the Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital on +2 6563 2000 to arrange a COVID-19 test. 

Vaccination evidence

Most premises in NSW are now open to everyone, regardless of whether you are fully vaccinated or not.

However, some accommodation providers may require proof of vaccination. Please consult with your accommodation provider or travel agency prior to making a booking.

What precautions are taken on the flights?

QantasLink is dedicated to ensuring the health and wellbeing of passengers and staff, and has implemented temporary safety measures for check-in, catering and onboard services. See more information here.

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